The Seattle Seahawks are sending backup quarterback Tarvaris Jackson to the Buffalo Bills in a trade, according to Ian Rapoport of NFL Network. Terms of the deal are not available yet and neither team has confirmed the trade.
In six seasons, Tarvaris Jackson has amassed 7,075 yards through the air on 625 completions and 1,053 attempts (59.4 completion percentage) with 38 touchdowns to 35 interceptions and picked up 643 yards with five scores on the ground in 51 games (34 starts). Last season, Jackson, 29, started 14 games for the Seahawks.
He didn’t blow anyone away, but he didn’t really disappoint that much, either. The 6-2, 225-pound signal-caller completed 271 of 450 passes (60.2 completion percentage) for 3,091 yards with 14 touchdowns to 13 interceptions in 2011.
It became inevitable that Jackson’s days were numbered in Seattle when rookie Russell Wilson emerged as the team’s most exciting passer and presumable Week 1 starter this September after outperforming $19 million ma...